NPI Project Engineer - Automotive


  • £32000 - £35000 per annum
  • Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 24/11/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420305

Job Details

Due to winning significant new business from automotive and off highway vehicle manufacturers, an experienced Project Engineer is sought to lead industrialisation and new product introduction activities
NPI Project Engineer - Automotive
Salary: £32-35000
Location: Wolverhampton
As an NPI Project Engineer you will be required to manage multiple projects together with a small team of design and manufacturing engineers
Duties:
o Lead delivery of projects and capital equipment in line with approved budget, including control of contractors involved.
o Support the initial specification of project related equipment.
o Liaise with NPI and plant teams to ensure smooth introduction of new projects to agreed timing.
o Ensure all trials are conducted in a timely manner and all functions support up to PSW approval.
o Involvement in tooling/ equipment buy off/ project closure activities.
o Support the plant with continuous improvements.
o Support the quality team on the PPAP process, and all APQP gateways.
o Working closely with Manufacturing Team to ensure timely introduction of plant based projects, PFMEA reviews and lessons learnt reviews.
Experience:
You will already be an established Project Engineer, Launch Engineer, NPI Engineer or Manufacturing Engineer who would relish working for a smaller manufacturing organisation were you will be very influential and responsible for successful product introduction from initial customer enquiry through to series production
o HNC/ Degree Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or similar
o An experienced individual with practical project experience and the ability to manage multiple / short lifetime projects  ideally gained within the automotive, off highway or special purpose vehicle industry
o Metal stamping/ presswork, fabrication, welded assemblies and product assembly would be an advantage however any manufacturing using tooling for forming processes will be considered
o Must be able to work as part of a team to ensure short lead time projects are delivered on time and within budget
o Self-motivated and confident with taking responsibility for all areas of work
o Sound decision making and problem-solving skills
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Electrical Design Engineer to be part of a modern facility which is receiving significant investment and strong sales plan.
In return our client is offering a fantastic salary and benefits package including pension contribution, death in service, onsite car parking, 25 days holiday,  excellent training and development opportunities.
Above all this is an opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the global organisation who are continuing to invest in R&D and infrastructure.
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